"Enemies during the early personal-computer wars, Apple Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. said they will cooperate in the mobile era, striking an agreement to create simple-to-use business apps and sell iPhones and iPads to Big Blue's corporate customers.Apple, IBM in Deal to Create Apps, Sell Phones - WSJ
The deal underscores Apple's push to expand the reach of the iPhone and iPad into the business world—beyond their traditional base among consumers. IBM, meanwhile, is hoping Apple's simplicity and popularity will help stem eight consecutive quarters of year-over-year revenue declines, as it moves more of its business software onto the mobile devices used by employees."
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Apple, IBM in Deal to Create Apps, Sell Phones - WSJ
Still tbd when IBM will start selling Oracle Exadata boxes; perhaps it already does